HMS Food Drive

Food Drive

Thank you to the many HMS families who have already contributed canned food to our HMS Holiday Food Drive! Our food drive continues through December 16. We are working hard to surpass our 2019 total of 5,000 food items donated. Our HomeBase classes have been enjoying the friendly competition and are excited to be making a positive contribution to our community!


Points Competition

All non-perishable food items donated are worth one point. There are special bonus items that can be turned in for additional points on special Bonus Days.


Bonus Point Food

Pancake Mix and Syrups and Cereals

Friday, Dec. 3, 3 points


Canned Meat (tuna, shrimp, spam, clams, chicken, etc.), Crackers

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 3 points


Condiments, Salad Dressings, (usually these are in bottles or jars, no packets)

Friday, Dec. 10, 4 points


Cooking Oils

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 4 points


Peanut Butter and/or Jellies, Potatoes (5lb or 10lb unopened bags of potatoes, no single potatoes, peanut butter substitutes, such as Nutella, will be accepted)

Thursday, Dec. 16, 4 points


There are also three Combo Points Days. On these days, 2 extra points will be earned for each combo pair (above and beyond bonus points).


Food Drive Combo Dates

Friday, Dec, 3rd

Pancake Mix and Syrup


Thursday, Dec. 16th

Peanut Butter and Jelly


Double Points will be awarded to each HomeBase class that has at least 10 regular food items in their basket on any pick up day (Tuesdays and Fridays).


Bombs (negative points)

All Campbells Soup products are affectionately known as 'bombs'. These will count for negative points and can be placed in the basket of any HomeBase class during the first 5 minutes of HomeBase. Products less than 20 ounces will count for two negative points. Products greater than 20 ounces will count as four negative points.


Thank you for your generosity!

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